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-====== Elizabeth Hight Smith ======+====== Smith, Elizabeth Hight ======
The first master’s degrees were awarded by the college in 1896, and in the tenth year that graduate degrees were handed out, the first woman received one. The first master’s degrees were awarded by the college in 1896, and in the tenth year that graduate degrees were handed out, the first woman received one.
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Smith went on to teach plant pathology at the University of California Berkeley, first as an instructor, then as assistant professor, from 1905 until her death in a traffic accident in 1933. Smith went on to teach plant pathology at the University of California Berkeley, first as an instructor, then as assistant professor, from 1905 until her death in a traffic accident in 1933.
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 +==== References ====
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 +  * Annual Reports of 1901, 1902, 1903, and 1906
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 +  * [[http://www.smith.edu/libraries/libs/archives/|Smith College Archives]], Northampton, Mass.
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 +  * See also [[w:women|Women at UMass]]
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